The diffusion of Pacific English-lexifier pidgins and creoles: Evidence from Australian Kriol

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Andrei A. Avram;
  • Publisher: Editura Universitatii din Bucuresti
  • Journal: Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics (issn: 2069-9239, eissn: 2069-9239)
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  • Subject: English-lexifier creoles | diagnostic features | classification | Pacific | world-wide | Philology. Linguistics | P1-1091

Australian Kriol is an English-lexifier creole, spoken in the Northern Territory and adjacent areas of Western Australia and Queensland, which has generally not been considered in previous comparative work on English-lexifier pidgins and creoles. In this paper I adopt a... View more
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